May 27, 2017 RSS feed / Columnists

Michigan Politics

Milliken Suffers Big Political Loss

Upon becoming Michigan’s longest-serving governor 1969- 1982, Republican William G. Milliken had many a big win. More...

A Look at History

RMS Titanic and Mackinac Island

Grand Hotel will hold an event the first weekend of June 2017, June 2 through 4, to memorialize and remember the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic and its passengers and crew. More...

Nature Notes

Amelanchier Has More Than 80 Common Names; One Is Serviceberry

This past weekend, I headed up to the cemetery to say goodbye to one of my old friends, who used to love to walk the trails of Mackinac. More...

NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE ON MACKINAC ISLAND

The weather was very mixed this past weekend. We had some sunshine Saturday, May 20, but very cool, and Sunday, May 21, we had more than 30-mile-an-hour strong southeast wind, rain, and cold temperatures. More...

A Trip to the Living Horse Museum in Amsterdam

Horses are alive and well in Amsterdam, Holland. A surprise Mother’s Day trip this May to the Netherlands brought me to the front door of De Hollandsche Manege. The Manege is the oldest riding school in the country, founded in 1744. More...

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